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Photographer Uses His Own Nude Body To Create Surreal Worlds

Arno Raffael Minkkinen, a photographer based on the East Coast in the U.S., has spent the last 40 years creating surreal self-portrait photos in …

Alcoholic or Millionaire? 6 Photographers Shoot The Same Guy To Show The Power Of Perspective

This eye-opening experiment by Canon Australia shows what can happen when photographers approach a photo subject with an agenda. Six photographers …

Photography

People From Classic Paintings Inserted Into Modern City Life (Part 2)

Alexey Kondakov, the Ukrainian artist whom we covered before, is back with new images of figures from classical paintings photoshopped into modern …

Art

Gunman kills at least 9 at Oregon campus before dying in shootout

The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army boot camp dropout who studied mass shooters before becoming one himself.<p>A day after the rampage in this Oregon timber town, authorities said Christopher Sean …

iPhone photography tips: How to take long exposure photos

Long exposure photography lets you capture light trails, motion blur, and better low light shots. While the built-in Camera app doesn’t let you …

Laverne Cox just dropped some very important truth about trans rights

Over the course of the past few years, Laverne Cox has become one of the trans community’s most visible and vocal advocates. Cox regularly makes …

Transgender teen who sued SCDMV now finalist for Homecoming Queen

WSPA - ANDERSON, S.C. – Chase Culpepper, the transgender teen who sued the SCDMV because they didn't let her wear makeup in her license photo, is …

LGBTQI

What Dangerous Men Taught Me About Becoming A Woman

Early in my transition, I welcomed attention from men on the street — until I quickly learned that too much of it could jeopardize my life.<p>I learned how to be a woman in the eyes of dangerous men at a street corner in South Boston, on a warm fall evening in 2001.<p>I was 25 and it was two months after …

See This Transgender Teen's Emotional Response to a Life-Changing Gift

If Corey Maison’s story is any proof, sometimes the biggest things really do come in the smallest packages. Last week, the transgender teen from …

I am a trans woman. Will Facebook censor my breasts?

I’m going to make this awkward for both of us: A few weeks ago, my nipples started to ache. They told me it would hurt, but that didn’t prepare me …

This Transgender Man's ER Story Will Horrify You

No one should be made to feel like a 'freak show' in the emergency room.<p>When Brandon James walked into an ER trauma center suffering from elevated blood pressure and severe anxiety in 2011, he needed medical attention. Instead, he was humiliated by hospital staff who were unfamiliar with treating …

Emma Watson Demonstrates Exactly How Sexist Hollywood Can Be

"I have experienced sexism in that I have been directed by male directors 17 times and only twice by women."<p>In a recent interview with the <i>Guardian,</i> actress and human rights activist Emma Watson illustrated the sexism she's experienced in Hollywood by sharing a few hard facts. "I have experienced …

HeforShe campaign makes tour of 10 university campuses

Students to hear from UN campaign promoting roles men can play in tackling gender inequality in education and beyond<p>Amy Zala has arguably the best prop of Leicester University’s freshers’ week. Carrying a 1.5m inflatable penis, the 19-year-old sociology student, who is part of the university’s sex …

A Blood Supermoon Rises Around the World: Pictures

United Kingdom

Patrick Witty's Dramatic Photos Capture What It's Like To Arrive As A Refugee

Photographer Patrick Witty captured the arrival of refugees onto the Greek island of Lesbos for BuzzFeed News.<p><b>Each day, rickety boats</b> land laden with people seeking a path into Europe. The Greek island of Lesbos, which is off the coast of Turkey, offers an alternate route to the long land journey …

Your New Zealand Photos

New Zealand

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Simple yet accurate.<p>Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti …

A Powerful Response To People Who Say 'Men Can't Get Raped'

"No I didn’t 'want it.' But it happened and I am here."<p>“In response to women who say men can’t write about rape.”<p>“You are wrong.”<p>That's how Akeemjamal Rollins begins his riveting slam poem "In Response" that he performed at the 2015 National Poetry Slam in August. Rollins explains how he's …

13 Things Men With Anxiety And Depression Want You To Know

It's not a weakness.<p>Openly discussing mental illness can be a tough battle for anyone -- but for men, the cultural baggage of traditional masculinity may make it particularly challenging.<p>There's an obvious stigma when it comes to men and mental health. Research suggests many men find it difficult …

The Man Who Coined the Term "Homosexual"

The man who invented homosexuality was a libertarian. (I use the term in the classical sense, not the Rand Paul conservatarian sense.)<p>Before I explain, here is some history.<p>The first active campaign for extending equal rights before the law to homosexuals took place in the mid- to late-1800s in …

Femen's topless condescension towards Muslim women only helps sexism | Susan Carland

Islam doesn’t require women to love misogyny as a religious duty – not that Femen would know. Muslim women are capable of standing up for ourselves<p>In an old parable, some people gather in a dark room in which there’s an elephant. They’re asked to describe it. One, who can touch only the elephant’s …

Muslim Women

How come there are no girls? Pregnant women in India want to know.

The issue of sex-selective abortion is a huge and complex problem in parts of India. It’s led to gender imbalances in some Indian states that have reached “emergency proportions,” according to the United Nations.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to use both public relations and law enforcement …

India

These Photos Capture The Anguish Of Living With Depression

"The whole experience made me a lot more patient and empathetic towards others."<p>For 21-year-old photographer Edward Honaker, experiencing depression and anxiety felt like being at war with his brain.<p><b>"All I knew is that I became bad at the things I used to be good at, and I didn't know why," he told</b> …